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global-development Reopening Sana'a airport 'critical first step' for Yemenis needing medical care

Aid agencies have welcomed news from the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen that it will allow some flight...

australia-news The doofus roll call: Scott Morrison’s worst week as prime minister

Diplomacy has never been a particular talent of mine, and there’s no need to deploy it on this occas...

politics Labour to focus on Brexit-backing voters in final fortnight

Labour will renew its focus on convincing voters in vulnerable seats in the Midlands and the north n...

politics Johnson accused of racial stereotyping with view on Nigerians

Boris Johnson has been accused of pushing racial stereotypes over a newly-unearthed column written d...

news Sticky or magnetic? Which US states attract people and which do they leave?

If you live in Nevada, there’s a good chance you will be traveling a long way to see mom and dad for...

global-development Refugees being 'starved out' of UN facility in Tripoli

The UN has been accused of trying to starve out refugees and asylum seekers who are sheltering for s...

politics Campus constituencies: where do student voters wield the most power?

One of the many unpredictable factors of the 2019 election is the surge in new voter registration. M...

australia-news More directors may leave Westpac as investigation seeks board accountability

More directors may depart Westpac’s board following an investigation of the bank’s money laundering ...

world Lawyer criticises secretive Israeli case against Gaza aid worker

A lawyer representing a Palestinian aid worker alleged to have diverted tens of millions of pounds t...

politics 'When did we become this cruel?' Poverty looms large for Norwich voters

At first glance, Norwich North might offer a neat test of how environmental issues will shape this e...

politics Labour unveils plan to plant 2bn trees in next 20 years

Labour has announced plan to plant 2bn trees over the next 20 years and create 10 new national parks...

australia-news Aboriginal traditional owners say they are being punished for opposing Adani coalmine

Aboriginal traditional owners opposed to the Adani Carmichael coalmine say they are being punished f...

world 'The time has come': Ardern apologises for New Zealand's worst air disaster

The prime minister, Jacinda Ardern, has met the relatives of those killed in the Erebus disaster – N...

world Indict Jair Bolsonaro over indigenous rights, international court is urged

Brazilian lawyers and an influential human rights group including six former government ministers ar...

australia-news 'Someone who stood up': Indigenous leader Sam Watson dies aged 67

Last year the Indigenous leader Sam Watson was asked to reflect on the legacy of his five decades of...

australia-news Angus Taylor controversy: City of Sydney reveals it has data logs of visits to website

The City of Sydney has retrieved logs of visits to its website which could reveal more about who dow...

world Hong Kong police enter campus despite pleas from protesters

Hong Kong police and firemen have entered a university which had been under police siege for more th...

world 'THEY.ARE.WASTED': Wellington poster campaign aims to prevent sexual assault

As the festive season gets under way, Wellington police are peppering bars and clubs with stringent ...

australia-news Number of reported assaults in aged care almost double in two years

The number of assaults reported in aged care homes has almost doubled over the past two years, with ...

world I live in a gang town and Simon Bridges' zero-tolerance approach won’t help one bit

It took me almost 10 years to notice that the green ink snaking across my old man’s forehead said “M...

australia-news Robodebt: the federal court ruling and what it means for targeted welfare recipients

On Wednesday the federal government settled a landmark challenge to its robodebt program, conceding ...

australia-news BoM summer outlook warns Australia to prepare for severe fire danger

Australia’s long spell of hot and dry weather that has increased the risk of bushfires is set to con...

society City investors urge UK's top firms to pay workers living wage

Influential City investors have written to the chief executives of companies including Royal Mail, B...

world Trump plan to label Mexico cartels as terror groups defies logic, experts say

Mexican drug cartel thugs have hanged bodies from bridges, set fire to crowded buildings and tossed ...

politics UK election polls: latest 2019 opinion polling tracked

About this tracker The data above compiles all Great Britain-wide polls by reputable pollsters, and ...

news Wildfires in Australia could also be shaping the weather

Parts of Australia have been suffering from wildfires recently due to long-term drought. Although yo...

politics Labour hopes banging NHS drum will be music to voters' ears

Jeremy Corbyn had one central aim as he brandished the 451-page “secret” NHS document at a hastily-a...

news Corrections and clarifications

• Mark Vincent is a member of the Kimblewick Hunt, but he is not its president as we reported (Cruel...